Friday, April 24 2015
You might not hear of bands talking about XTC as a big influence, but they were certainly in the mix that became the music that was to come.
Monday, April 20 2015
Katrina Leskanich talks about her first solo album in ten years and the 30th anniversary of Katrina and the Waves' mega-hit “Walking on Sunshine”.
Friday, April 17 2015
I wanted to be with you alone and talk about the 1430th most acclaimed album of all time. But traditions I can trace against the child in your face won't escape my attention. A 1985 synth-pop hit is this week's Counterbalance
Monday, March 2 2015
The former Soft Cell frontman's latest rejects pop convention for an album-length singer/songwriter collaboration
Monday, October 27 2014
An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.
Thursday, October 16 2014
A long-shelved power pop gem gets its chance to shine.
Friday, October 3 2014
For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.
Monday, May 12 2014
"Secret Preference" is all big boom-clap drums, silky falsetto, and funk bass.